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Definitions of round:

part of speech: adjective

Circular: globular: cylindrical: whole: complete: plump: large: smooth: flowing: open: plain: positive: bold: brisk.

part of speech: adverb

Roundly.

part of speech: preposition

Around: on every side of: all over.

part of speech: preposition

About; on every side of; past so as to encircle.

part of speech: noun

Roundness.

part of speech: adverb

In a round manner: on all sides: from one side or party to another: circularly.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make round: to surround: to go round: to complete: to make full and flowing.

part of speech: adverb

On all sides, so as to encircle; as, the people gathered round; with a rotating motion; as, the wheel turns round; from one side or party to another; as, he came round to their belief; from person to person or point to point; as, not food enough to go round.

part of speech: adjective

Circular; spherical; cylindrical, as a gun barrel; having a curved outline or surface; as, a round arch; a round cheek; whole; complete; as, a round dozen; going from and returning to the same place; as, a round trip; liberal; large; as, a round sum; easy and energetic in motion; as, a round pace; full in sound; as, the round tones of a voice; well- balanced; as, a round sentence; bold; outspoken; as, a round rebuke; approximately, divisible by ten as, round numbers.

part of speech: preposition

On every side of; about; all over.

part of speech: verb transitive

To give a curved form to; travel or pass around; as, in sailing, to round a cape; to bring to completion; finish; as, to round out a plan; fill out smoothly or musically; as, to round out a sentence.

part of speech: adjective

Circular; globular; smooth or flowing; not defective or abrupt; not inconsiderable; large; quick, as to travel at a round rate; bold.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become curved, spherical, or circular in form; to wheel about; to grow full, complete, or perfect.

part of speech: noun

A circle, cylinder, or globe; a fixed course or route; a beat; as, a policeman's round; routine; as, the day's round of duties; a series of events, acts, etc.; as, a round of gaiety; a circular dance; a course of action in which a number of persons take part at one time; as, a round of cheers; one of a number of repeated actions; as, a round of whist; a simultaneous discharge of shots by each soldier or gun in a company or detail; ammunition needed for such a discharge; the rung of a ladder; a crossbar connecting the legs of a chair.

part of speech: noun

That which is round: a circle or globe: a series of actions: the time of such a series: a turn: routine: revolution: cycle: an accustomed walk: a step of a ladder: a song or dance having a frequent return to the same point: a volley or general discharge of firearms: that in which a whole company takes part.

part of speech: verb

To make circular; to become round; to encircle; to make protuberant; to make full, smooth, and flowing.

part of speech: adverb

On all sides; every way; not in a direct line.

part of speech: noun

A circle; a globe; a sphere; an action or passage in a circle returning to the point of commencement; a walk or circuit performed by a guard or an officer among sentinels; a revolution or rotation; the step of a ladder; a volley, as of firearms by troops; a short song or catch in parts returning to the same point in the performance.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To grow or become round or full: to go round.

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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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